Monthly Archives: May 2018

Reorganization bill will not move forward this year

We have received official notification from Dr. Tom Lane, Executive Director for Iowa’s AEAs, that language calling for an AEA reorganization will not move forward in any bill during the 2018 legislative session. We understand that some legislators heard from … Continue reading

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Mileage policy update

A first reading of a proposed revised mileage policy (including regulations) was presented to the Central Rivers AEA Board of Directors at their May meeting. The policy will be considered for action in June. The rationale for adjusting the policy … Continue reading

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Chief Administrator authors book on leadership

Congratulations to Sam Miller who recently released a book on leadership, co-authored with Todd Whitaker and Ryan Donlan. “The Secret Solution: How One Principal Discovered the Path to Success” follows the journey of Roger Rookie, a new principal, in his … Continue reading

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Additional details in preparation for May’s all-region meeting

The all-region meeting will be held on Wednesday, May 23 in Cedar Falls. Registration and social time begin at 8:30 with the meeting to begin at 9:00. An agency-wide retirement celebration honoring all of our retirees will be held in … Continue reading

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Administrative changes in Region 8

Best wishes to Region 8 Regional Administrator Melissa Tandy who will depart Central Rivers AEA on July 1 to become a Project Manager for the Iowa Department of Education. In her new role, Melissa will work at the statewide level … Continue reading

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May is School Board Appreciation Month

May is set aside as School Board Appreciation Month and is the perfect time to thank your locally elected school board members for their service! Central Rivers AEA is also governed by volunteer community members who are elected by the … Continue reading

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Central Rivers AEA retirement celebration

Save the date for this year’s retirement celebration which is being held on Wednesday, May 23 from 9-10 am during the All-Regional meeting in Cedar Falls. Rather than holding three separate celebrations, this year we are starting a new tradition … Continue reading

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